Mycobacterium Tuberculosis by Immunohistochemistry
Refer to ARUP Immunohistochemistry Stain Offerings brochure at www.aruplab.com/ap/resources.
Qualitative Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
New York DOH Approval Status
Formalin fi x (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffi n embed specimen (cells must be prepared into a cellblock). Protect paraffi n block and/or slides from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 2 unstained (3- to 5-micron thick sections), positively charged slides in a Tissue Transport Kit (ARUP supply #47808 highly recommended) available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect or contact ARUP Client Services at 800-522-2787 (Min: 2 slides). If sending precut slides, do not oven bake.
Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.
Tissue or cells not processed and placed in a paraffin block; serum, blood, or other body fluids; tissue not
mounted on positively charged slides.
Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
This test is performed as a stain and return service only.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3006243||MTB by IHC Reference Number||94736-6|
|3006244||MTB by Imunohistochemistry||49461-7|